SHADOWS OF THE PAST: A "Scars of Rememberance" World War Two memorial outside the Alte Pinakothek art gallery in Munich. It's an old bronze sculture with unrepaired bullet-holes from the war.
VISUAL JOURNEY: Visitors at Munich's Alte Pinakothek.
Pic: © Nagy / Presseamt München
MONUMENTAL: Albrecht Altdorfer's
Alexanderschlacht is one
of the gallery's highlights.
It's upstairs in Saal 2.
CHRIST-LIKE: Albrecht Dürer's
It's in Saal 2 too.
▪Die Vier Apostel (The Four Apostles), 1526, Albrecht Dürer.
Dürer’s last master work depicts apostles John, St Peter, St Mark and St Paul on a larger-than-life scale.
▪Madonna mit Kind (Madonna with Child), 1614, Hendrick Goltzius
An example of this Dutch painter’s "exuberant", Michelangelo-inspired religious works.
GODLY COUPLE: Hendrick Goltzius' Venus und Adonis from 1614.
It's upstairs in Saal 9 at the Alte Pinakothek.
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Location: The Alte Pinakothek is at Barer Strasse 27 in Munich’s Art District (Kunstareal).
Phone:089 23 80 52 16
€7, concession €5, price includes an audio guide, all tickets are €1 on Sunday but an audio guide is €6 extra.
Open: Tuesday 10am to 8pm, Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 6pm, closed Monday.
Directions: Take U-Bahn No. 2 to Theresienstrasse and walk west two blocks. By tram take No. 27 from Karlsplatz-Stachus to the stop Pinakothek. Or you can take the "Museum Bus" line No. 100 from the Hauptbahnhof (Main Train Station).
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